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The Bower, Limpsfield

Description: The Bower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 287826

OS Grid Reference: TQ4075552744
OS Grid Coordinates: 540755, 152744
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2565, 0.0157

Location: B269, Limpsfield, Surrey RH8 0DY

Locality: Limpsfield
Local Authority: Tandridge District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH8 0DY

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Listing Text


7/171 The Bower


House. Early C16 Hall house with C17 extensions to north east, south front refaced
in early C18 and extended in early C20. Timber framed, south (main) front red
brick with blue headers, parapet above partly obscuring plain tiled roof; front
stack to end right with corbelled top, further similar stacks to rear and right of
centre. 2 storeys, 7 bays (2 to left C20) with end piers and piers either side
of 3rd bay and end bay to right. Brick plat band over ground and first floors,
brick string course to top of parapet. 7 cambered head panels in parapet, glazing
bar sash windows under cambered heads in flush frames on first floor; blocked window
to 2nd ground floor bay. Panelled door in architrave surround to left of centre.
Top panels glazed with ogee heads, tapering Doric style square piers supporting
dentilled frieze of flat roof portico with iron balcony railings above return fronts,
brick below, tile hung above.

Interior: framing visible, Crown post roof.

Listing NGR: TQ4075552744

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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